Business Technology News and Commentary - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
News & Commentary
Content tagged with Productivity/Collaboration Apps posted in August 2013
Page 1 / 3   >   >>
Apple Launches iPhone Trade-In Program
News  |  8/30/2013
Apple joins host of other retailers that offer current iPhone owners sweet deals, just in time to capitalize on its new iPhone models due out in September.
Microsoft Greenlights Gag Order Lawsuit
News  |  8/30/2013
Citing free speech, Microsoft and Google proceed with lawsuits against government to allow the companies to publicly divulge more information about FISA requests for user data.
Social Media May Influence Your Credit Worthiness
News  |  8/30/2013
Some lenders look at how you interact with friends and customers on Facebook and Twitter to decide whether you're a good loan candidate.
PC Sales Slump Continues
News  |  8/30/2013
Desktop and laptop shipments are even worse than expected, according to IDC, and they haven't yet hit rock bottom. Still, don't count PCs out.
Nokia Connects Cars To Cloud With Here Auto
News  |  8/30/2013
Nokia banks on the future of constantly updated, Internet-connected maps with its cloud-based Here Auto in-dash navigation system.
Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Specs Emerge
News  |  8/30/2013
Samsung smartwatch will have oversize 2.5-inch screen but only 10 hours of battery life.
Facebook Says User Data Is Price Of Admission
News  |  8/29/2013
Social network clarifies it has the right to sell ads associated with user names and profile pictures without compensating the user.
Twitter Intros Facebook-Style Conversation Feature
News  |  8/29/2013
Twitter plays catch-up to Facebook with the launch of a better threaded commenting system, new mobile features.
How To Attract Young Talent: 10 Tips
Commentary  |  8/29/2013
To attract bright younger workers to your organization, you need to push the tech envelope. Here's how.
Google Glass Gets Road Test
News  |  8/28/2013
Traffic data provider Inrix believes Google Glass has a future on the highway.
Cloud Security: Why Auditors Are Part Of The Problem
News  |  8/28/2013
IT must face the hard reality that compliance rules are stuck in the past -- and forge ahead anyway. Here's how.
9 Ways Parallels Access Makes Your iPad Better
News  |  8/28/2013
Access allows iPad users to run applications on remote OS X and Windows computers through Apple's tablets.
Hire Goats, Not Outside DevOps Engineers
Commentary  |  8/28/2013
Tap the curious, hungry individuals inside your company to change the culture between software developers and other IT pros.
Mobile BI: Native App Or Browser?
Commentary  |  8/28/2013
Aberdeen research shows that for companies with a well-developed mobile ecosystem, native apps are the way to go. Here's why.
Nokia, Microsoft Plan New Windows RT Tablets
News  |  8/28/2013
Both Nokia and Microsoft prep new Windows RT tablets with formidable features -- and in Nokia's case, formidable prices.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2013
Slideshows  |  8/27/2013
IT innovators turn great ideas into action. Use these winning InformationWeek 500 projects to spark your creativity and advance your plans.
Top 10 Government IT Innovators Of 2013
Slideshows  |  8/27/2013
From low-cost open-source tech tools to better citizen services, government IT staffs show how creative -- and cost conscious -- they can be.
Windows 8.1 Released To Manufacturers
News  |  8/27/2013
Microsoft puts Windows 8.1 in PC and tablet makers' hands. But according to Forrester analyst, there might not be many customers waiting.
Facebook Expands Shared Photo Albums
News  |  8/27/2013
Facebook's newest feature lets selected friends add images to a shared photo album. Here's how it works -- and how to keep it private.
Why Ballmer's Departure Isn't On My Worry List
Commentary  |  8/27/2013
Yes, our organization is heavily invested in Microsoft products, but here's why the CEO's exit won't keep me up at night.
Samsung Confirms Galaxy Gear Smartwatch
News  |  8/27/2013
Samsung will debut wearable computer Sept. 4, says exec, but it may not yet be ready for consumers.
Google Explains Chromecast Changes
News  |  8/26/2013
Despite claim that it will shut out small developers, Google insists it wants Chromecast video-streaming apps for local content.
Ballmer's Legacy Still Incomplete
Commentary  |  8/26/2013
Clearly, Ballmer had to go. But will Microsoft's "device and services" plan seem any more viable once a new CEO takes over?
Samsung Courts Developers With Conference
News  |  8/26/2013
Samsung's inaugural Global Developers Conference is open for registration.
What I Didn't Say About Agile
Commentary  |  8/26/2013
Former VA CIO Roger Baker responds to readers who haven't seen the upside of Agile development.
Army, Marines Can Improve Training Simulation
News  |  8/26/2013
GAO says two services lack an overall strategy for simulator training.
Ballmer Is Off The Matrix
Commentary  |  8/26/2013
Microsoft's outgoing CEO couldn't see the desktop for the tiles.
iPhone Needs More Than Gold To Regain Mojo
News  |  8/23/2013
A gold-colored iPhone will reportedly arrive next month -- but to recapture market momentum, Apple must deliver more than a new hue.
Microsoft CEO Ballmer's Surprise Retirement
News  |  8/23/2013
In unexpected move, Microsoft said CEO Steve Ballmer will retire within 12 months. Bill Gates is on committee to find replacement.
Microsoft's Big Risk As Ballmer Departs: Windows Phone
Commentary  |  8/23/2013
Progress sometimes freezes when troops must wait for a new CEO. Microsoft's Windows Phone team can't let this happen for two big reasons: Apple and Google.
Social Business Demands Working Out Loud
Commentary  |  8/23/2013
Encourage employees to narrate their work as part of doing their work.
Navy Demos Mobile Information App
News  |  8/23/2013
Multi-platform app gives sailors, families and the public access to wide range of Navy information.
Kelley School Of Business Chunks Courses For Corporate Use
News  |  8/22/2013
Indiana University's Kelley School of Business delivers short modules on specific sales and management skills to fill corporate training needs.
Apple Acquires Embark For Transit Maps
News  |  8/22/2013
Apple reinforces its map-oriented capabilities by buying the maker of a popular transit app.
Facebook Gives Advertisers Images From Shutterstock
News  |  8/22/2013
To enhance Facebook ads, marketers can now use Shutterstock imagery at no charge.
Army Makes Cloud Email Migration
News  |  8/22/2013
After years of fits and starts, the Army's migration to an enterprise-wide email system is nearly done.
Yahoo Trumps Google As Most-Visited Website
News  |  8/22/2013
Yahoo outperforms Google on a key metric for the first time in two years. How sustainable is its success?
Bing For Schools Adds Daily Lesson Plans
News  |  8/22/2013
Microsoft offers ad-free search, Surface RT rewards along with Common Core-aligned lessons.
13 Favorite iOS, Android Apps
Slideshows  |  8/22/2013
Avoid password hell, simplify smartphone typing and win back battery life with this baker's dozen of Android and iOS mobile apps.
Nokia Sells 19,000 Lumia Smartphones To Delta
News  |  8/22/2013
Delta Airlines gave the Windows Phone 8 devices to its flight attendants in order to ease onboard purchases.
6 Mobile App Considerations For People With Disabilities
News  |  8/22/2013
Make sure your mobile apps can be used by the 60 million Americans with disabilities. Consider this expert advice for developers.
HP Plans 'Another Great Run,' Replaces Enterprise Chief
News  |  8/22/2013
HP CEO Meg Whitman lays out vision for what the company must do to return to its former glory and names Bill Veghte new enterprise group leader.
Amazon Outage Leaves Latency Mystery
News  |  8/22/2013
A 49-minute outage at Amazon's retail operation appears to have slowed AWS services in Dublin, Ireland, speeded up others, according to monitoring service.
Microsoft Courts Schools With Bing, Surface RT Promotions
News  |  8/21/2013
Microsoft intros ad-free Bing for the classroom and a rewards program that offers free Surface RT tablets to schools.
Can IT Help Build A Better Workplace Environment?
Commentary  |  8/21/2013
Forrester's "employee-centric design" process brings IT and business leaders together to improve on how employees do their jobs.
Government Clouds: Interior Dept. Sets New Standard
News  |  8/21/2013
IBM, AT&T, Verizon among 10 companies that could receive up to $1 billion each as part of DOI's deeper push into cloud computing.
IBM Credit Risk System Targets Big Banks
News  |  8/21/2013
New regulations have added to CFO workloads, but capital management is the biggest challenge for banks. IBM promises quick risk insight.
Mobile Accounts For 17% Of All Web Traffic
News  |  8/21/2013
Smartphone proliferation boosts worldwide mobile Web usage to 1 out of 6 connections.
Google Seeks Experts For Helpouts Help Service
News  |  8/20/2013
People with knowledge worth sharing will soon be able to monetize their minds through Google's forthcoming Helpouts platform.
SugarCRM Goal: Better Sales Tools
News  |  8/20/2013
SugarCRM says competitors have fallen short in helping salespeople sell, but new Sugar 7 features will fill that gap.
Page 1 / 3   >   >>


State of the Cloud
State of the Cloud
Cloud has drastically changed how IT organizations consume and deploy services in the digital age. This research report will delve into public, private and hybrid cloud adoption trends, with a special focus on infrastructure as a service and its role in the enterprise. Find out the challenges organizations are experiencing, and the technologies and strategies they are using to manage and mitigate those challenges today.
Commentary
Why It's Nice to Know What Can Go Wrong with AI
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing,  11/11/2019
Slideshows
Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Data Scientists and Data Analysts
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  11/5/2019
Slideshows
10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  11/1/2019
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
Getting Started With Emerging Technologies
Looking to help your enterprise IT team ease the stress of putting new/emerging technologies such as AI, machine learning and IoT to work for their organizations? There are a few ways to get off on the right foot. In this report we share some expert advice on how to approach some of these seemingly daunting tech challenges.
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll